|Uncivilised - Charles Chauvel|
A white novelist, looking for a story in the outback, is kidnapped by an Afghan slaver, betrothed to a white jungle-man, and menaced by a jealous half-caste rival, a hostile witch-doctor, his crazed-killer son, and opium smugglers! This was legendary Australian-based film maker Charles Chauvel's attempt to break the international market. It stars Dennis Hoey (Inspector Lestrade in the Rathbone Sherlock Holmes movies.) It also features Kenneth Brampton - director and star of the 1920 Version of R...
Keywords: Outback; Dennis Hoey; Charles Chauvel; Aborigines; Slavery; Drugs; Opium; Crime; Adventure
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|Terror By Night - Roy William Neill|
In the thirteenth Rathbone/Bruce adventure, Holmes and Watson are charged with guarding a priceless diamond "The Star of Rhodesia" as it journeys to Scotland by train. There are all manner of weird and unusual passengers to contend with as well as a few menacing villains including the notorious Col Sebastian Moran. Copyright Status: PUBLIC DOMAIN Registered for copyright under LP182 on 8 Feb 1946. TERROR BY NIGHT...
Keywords: Sherlock Holmes; Basil Rathbone; Nigel Bruce; Dennis Hoey; Alan Mowbray; Harry Cording; Arthur Conan Doyle; mystery; the empty house; murder; Dr Watson; Roy William Neill; Universal Pictures
|The Secret Weapon - Howard Benedict|
In the fourth film of the series, Sherlock Holmes assists the inventor of a revolutionary bomb sight, Dr Tobel, to smuggle his work out of Switzerland and into England. Once in England the bomb sight pieces and the Tobel go missing, leaving Holmes and Watson with code of dancing stick figures to break before Professor Moriarty so they can find the remaining pieces of the weapon. This is a slightly better print than others available on the Internet Archive...
Keywords: Sherlock Holmes; Basil Rathbone; Nigel Bruce; Lionel Atwill; Kaaren Verne; William Post Jr; Dennis Hoey; Arthur Conan Doyle; Professor Moriarty; Inspector Lestrade; mystery; the dancing men; bomb sight; Dr Watson; Roy William Neill; Universal Pictures